students, faculty and staff must register their vehicles if they
park on campus. Public Safety assigns parking lots in the center
of the campus to faculty and staff. Student lots are located in
several locations and require a student parking sticker which
costs $50.00 for all or part of an academic year. Public Safety
enforces parking rules and regulations by ticketing, immobilizing
and towing. Please obey all parking rules and regulations. (Copies
of parking regulations are available at Public Safety or on this
of vehicles provides advantages, such as:
identification and notification should Public Safety need to
contact the owner.
avoidance of towing, particularly during the winter months.
Police often contact Public Safety and request that we locate
the owner of a University stickered vehicle so that the owner
can remove it rather than the city tow it.
unregistered vehicle is more likely to be towed from campus,
sometimes immediately, if it is in violation of a parking regulation
Public Safety offers additional motor vehicle services to students,
faculty and staff who register their vehicles.
Register your vehicle as soon as you get to campus and park in your
assigned lot. Public Safety patrols these lots frequently and
suggests the following:
Avoid leaving valuables in your car or conceal them by locking them in the
Install anti-theft door locks and/or a vehicle alarm system.
Always lock the car when you leave it.
If you have an especially valuable sound system, consider having the radio
made removable and remove it each time you park the car.
Try to park your vehicle in a conspicuous part of the parking lot.
Report any motor vehicle accidents, damage, or parking problems to Public
When leaving your car put the driver's side passenger seat forward against the
steering wheel. This allows you, upon return, to see into the back seat. If the
seat has been moved when you return, do not enter the car, call Public Safety.
Carry a "Call Police" sign in your vehicle. If your car breaks down,
place the sign in the back window and wait for the police. Lock all doors and
roll up windows.
If someone stops to help you, crack the window only a half inch and ask them
to call police or a tow service.
Remember: for students, the Campus Shuttle Service will escort you to
your vehicle; for faculty/staff, call Public Safety and we will walk you
to your vehicle after dark.